Catch up with what the Irish have been reading about so far today.

 

Dad who killed his two little girls described as ‘a good man’

The heartbroken mother of two young Cork girls killed by their father, who later committed suicide, has described her husband as a ‘good man’ but admitted she will never understand why he did it...READ MORE




Here come the brides--- an Irish love story

For Irish couple Patricia Cullen and her partner of 32 years Marijona Devitt, Sunday, July 24 was a day they never thought they'd live to see...READ MORE




Which do you prefer Ireland’s rainy summer or New York’s heat wave?

I do love a bit of rain. But when I say ‘a bit’ I mean just that. Our thousands of Facebook fans on IrishCentral were asked which they would prefer, the steamy hot summers of New York or the cool damp summers in Ireland...READ MORE



Police name suspect in on-field attack of San Francisco GAA player

Police in San Francisco have named 27-year-old Patrick Power, a  Celts player, as a person of interest, in the attack on GAA player Mark McGovern last month. The 22-year-old has suffered severe brain damage as a result of a blunt trauma to the head...READ MORE



Epitaphs of wit and wisdom found on Irish tombstones


A new book ‘Dead Funny’ traces the funniest gravestone epitaphs in Ireland. The Irish have long been known for their love of the macabre and humor, even in death...READ MORE